Suburbs movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant suburbs movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, clever, interesting, melancholic and weird films and TV shows about / with suburbs, family relations, teenager, suburban life, friendship, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, pornography and youth plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as suburbs: American Beauty (1999), The 'Burbs (1989), The Simpsons (1989), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), The Virgin Suicides (1999), Monster House (2006), Donnie Darko (2001), WandaVision (2021), The Looney Tunes Show (2011), The Kids Are All Right (2010).

List of suburbs movies

 8.4
 1.1M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, sexual, melancholic, cerebral, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, existentialism, age difference, coming of age, dysfunctional family, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, obsession, youth, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 75K
The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, paranoia, obsession, dark humor, neighborhood, vacation, old dark house, eccentric family, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
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 8.7
 399K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, sitcom, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, social satire, satire, suburbs, goofy hero, family relations, society, eccentric family, parents and children, housewife, small town ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, family relations, suburbs, teenage life, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, emotional, thought provoking, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: suicide, coming of age, overbearing parent, depression, suburbs, suicidal, suicide attempt, teenage life, innocence lost, first love, virginity, suburban life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
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 6.6
 118K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: scary, dark, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: halloween, haunted house, family, monster, supernatural, children, ghost, neighbor, suburbs, friendship, child, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.0
 789K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, mental illness, parallel universe, insanity, hallucination, imaginary friend, social misfits, surrealism, supernatural ability, time loop, schizophrenia, psychology ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, usa
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 7.9
 304K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
Style: sitcom, entertaining, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural, superheroine, witch, supernatural power, suburbs, magical power, magic, witchcraft, super strength, disney, suburban life ...
Time: 50s, 2000s, 2020s, 2010s, 70s ...
Place: new jersey
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The Looney Tunes Show (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Looney Tunes Show is an American animated sitcom which premiered May 3, 2011 on Cartoon Network. The show features characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoons updated for the 21st century. It is produced by Warner ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: bugs bunny, suburbs, friendship, neighbor, resourceful, goofy hero, disorder, dimwit, buddies, cartoon duck, coyote, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: touching, witty, twists and turns, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming of age, suburbs, gender, lesbianism, lesbian couple, infidelity, gay, gays and lesbians, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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 5.2
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, suburbs, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, teenage life, obsession, who done it, blind ambition, suburban life, crimes, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, sincere, sexy, psychological, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: housewife, racism, gay, infidelity, friendship, crumbling marriage, gay husband, suburbs, homosexuality, interracial relations, prejudice, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: connecticut, miami, usa, baltimore
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, heartbreaking, depressing, bleak, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, abortion, infidelity, destiny, death of wife, family problems, under the surface, dysfunctional family, mental illness, housewife, deadend life, marriage ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: connecticut, california, usa, paris france, new york
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The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, bleak, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, suicide, suburbs, kidnapping, dark humor, drug abuse, youth, friendship, mistaken identity, teenager, parent child relationship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.2
 32K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, neighbor neighbor relationship, suburbs, youth, family relations, everyday life, parents and children, single parent, social relations, fish out of water, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: robot, housewife, feminism, conspiracy, small town, women's liberation, suburbs, mystery, husband wife relationship, investigation, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.0
 28K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, neighbor, feud, rivalry, small town, parents and children, unlikely friendships, suburbs, couple relations, social relations ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, england, europe, massachusetts
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Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, loneliness, suburbs, family, farce, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, gunfight, suburbs, dark humor, crimes, therapy, secretary, psychiatrist, small town, radio dj, love and romance, high school reunion ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
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The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: disturbing, scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: rape, child abuse, torture, sexual abuse, cruelty, sadist, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief), victim, helplessness, abuse, suffering ...
Time: 50s, year 1958, contemporary
Place: america, new jersey, new york
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Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, murder, high school, dysfunctional family, guilt, obsession, suburbs, sexualized violence, friendship, americana, crime and punishment, court ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.3
 17K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, police officer, home invasion, police, murder, suburbs, police investigation, hostage, stalker, vengeance, corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
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 8.1
 171K
La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, art house, rough, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: poverty, racism, skinhead, rebel, youth, drugs, violence, ghetto, urban ghetto life, police brutality, police, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.9
 1K
Meadowlands (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A married couple and their teenage twins move to Meadowlands, a friendly and seemingly safe suburban town, to start a new life. Here, they will soon realize that secrets and mysteries are plentiful, and past is a difficult thing to bury.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: suburban life, suburbs, murder, disappearance, mystery, secret, witness protection, starting over, family relations, couple relations, family life, husband wife relationship ...
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 5.9
 413
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, family life, relationship vs career, social relations, friends, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.0
 6K
Dog Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple with a serious marriage problem and an old man, whose wife ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexy, sexual, art house ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual perversion, sexual relations, longing, suburbs, couple relations, couples, heat wave, stripper, erection, husband wife relationship, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, austria
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 7.1
 10K
L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, brutal, enigmatic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, male prostitution, sexual abuse, pedophile, coming of age, pedophilia, older man younger man relationship, youth, suburbs, juvenile delinquent, friendship, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, new york, new jersey, california
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: gay, suburbs, friends, family relations, working class, youth, follow your dream, best friends, lifestyle, dull life, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.1
 54K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, emotional, twists and turns, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: wrestling, coach, sport, lawyer, parenthood, dysfunctional family, adolescence, responsibility, suburbs, coming of age, character study, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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 6.8
 235K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, voyeurism, paranoia, house arrest, arrest, murder, loneliness, kidnapping, death, investigation, voyeur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
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